Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Skates and Scooter Party for MS

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to ending the devastating effects of MS but they can't do it alone.

Team Big Easy Rollergirls and Team Rolling Elvi have organized the first ever Scooters and Skates for MS, September 11, 2009 at Finn McCool's on 37o1 Banks Street from 7pm until midnight. There will be food, incredible feats of competition, and a raffle.

For only $2 you have the opportunity to win these fabulous items:

  • 2 $40 certificates for Matt and Naddie's restaurant
  • A resin and powdered marble wall hanging decorative NOLA housefront, value $75
  • 4 cocktail glasses, engraved to reflect KRE and BERG
  • 4 wine glasses, engraved to reflect KRE and BERG
  • 3 separate packages of KRE event schwag (cozies, belt buckle, etc.)
  • 1 package of BERG event schwag (key ring, stickers, etc.)
  • A "favorites" package from KRE and from BERG containing an item from each team member
  • A liquor basket donated by Finn McCool's
  • 2 San Fermin Running of the Bulls posters featuring BERG and KRE participants, value $40 each
  • Tickets to the Audubon Insectarium
  • An evening sail in Lake Pontchartrain to include viewing the sunset
  • Gift certificate from Yacht Club
  • 2 Voodoo tickets
  • Original artwork by Pauline Patterson
  • Original artwork by Stevie Collins
  • $20 bar tab to Hi Ho Lounge
  • $100 certificate to Road Kill
  • 2 BERG season tickets
  • 2 $25 gift certificates to Daiquiri Dock on the Westbank
  • A gift certificate to the Occasional Housewife
  • 2 Saints tickets for Sunday September 13th
  • $50 gift certificate from Juan's Flying Burrito
  • $100 gift certificate from Parkway Bakery
  • Gift Certificate from Lux
  • Gift Certificate from Pal's
  • $50 Gift Certificate from Mick's Bar

*Items subject to change, evolution and multiply!! Items may be paired, singled, broken up from listed above, or used in a silent auction. Moral of the Story – LOTS of cool stuff for you to win!!!*

Make a donation to participate in games including the following:

  • “What Would Elvis Do?” advice booth
  • Flip Cup
  • The BERG “Penalty Wheel”
  • “The Dating Game” – get a date with a participating KRE or BERG team member!
  • Tug of War where YOU pick the sides
  • A dart tournament
  • Photos with your favorite BERG or KRE
  • Pay for a slow dance with participating BERG or KRE
  • A Squares gamble sheet determined by jump-rope between BERG and KRE
  • *more, more, more!!!!*

The two teams have traded in their skates and scooters for spokes and joined the Louisiana Multiple Sclerosis Society for the annual Bike MS150 on October 3rd and 4th of 2009.

The bike ride is 150 miles over two days and all the funds raised will go toward supporting research projects, education programs and other special projects designated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

If you can't make the event, please donate today. Thanks!

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